ISSUE DATE: 9/20/2018 CLOSING DATE: 12/31/2018
GG or GS-0303-04: $ 15.65 -$ 20.34 per hour
NUMBER OF POSITIONS: Few
DUTY LOCATION: Applicants who are selected for employment will work out of their home.
WHO MAY APPLY: External – All Sources
All U.S. Citizens who have a physical residence within the area of consideration listed below when applying.
PROMOTION POTENTIAL: The full promotion potential for this position is to the Grade 4.
This is a time-limited appointment with a Not to Exceed (NTE) date of one year and one day from the appointment date. This position may be extended up to 4 years. At any time, you may be extended, released or converted to a permanent appointment.
BENEFITS: If hired, you are eligible for within grade increases and may be eligible for health benefits under the Affordable Care Act. You are not entitled to paid holidays or promotions.
SELECTIVE FACTOR: In limited areas, this position may have a language requirement. Indicate clearly on your application/resume the language(s) that you speak, read, and write fluently. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
WORK SCHEDULE: This position has a mixed-tour work schedule. A mixed-tour work schedule provides for periods of full-time, part-time, and/or intermittent work to accommodate fluctuating workloads. The candidate(s) selected for this position must sign an agreement outlining the conditions of employment prior to appointment.
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Applications will be accepted from all sources within the following geographic area(s):
JOBS ARE LOCATED THROUGHOUT DETROIT METO AREAS OF MICHIGAN: LIVINGSTON, OAKLAND, LAPEER, ST. CLAIR, MACOMB,AND/OR WAYNE COUNTIES. Duty location is your home. Applicants will be considered for vacancies in their immediate area within specific geographic boundaries.
DUTIES: Interviews respondents to collect survey or census data as required for current, on-going surveys, one-time surveys, and special censuses. The incumbent is responsible for communicating with respondents, supervisors, and other persons as appropriate. Reads survey materials and conducts door-to-door surveys. Explains the purpose of the survey, asks questions as worded on the questionnaire or survey instrument, and enters accurate and complete information into a laptop computer or onto survey forms. The incumbent may occasionally be required to lift boxes of survey materials or laptops weighing up to 30 pounds. Maintains personal payroll records that reflect hours worked, miles driven, and reimbursements for travel and communications claimed.
Grade 4: Applicants qualify for the grade 4 position based on their completion of the BC-172, Assessment.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
1) Must be willing to work days, evenings, and weekends.
2) Must have use of an automobile, valid driver’s license.
3) Must have access to a landline.
4) Must be willing to travel overnight for work assignments, training, etc.
Applicants must complete and submit a 33 question Assessment (BC-172). Eligible applicants will be ranked based on their assessment score plus any Veterans’ preference entitlements. All applications and assessment scores will remain active for two years. After two years, unselected applicants will be required to complete a new application and assessment to be considered for future positions.
HOW TO APPLY: CALL 1-800-865-6384 EXT. 15 TO REQUEST AN APPLICATION PACKAGE OR EMAIL CHICAGO.RECRUITING@ CENSUS.GOV
The Appluication Packet will contain the following:
• A Census Employment Inquiry (BC-170)
• Additional Applicant Information (BC-171)
• Assessment (BC-172)
The following information is needed to determine if you meet legal requirements for Federal employment. Failure to provide this information may result in loss of consideration.
• Full name, mailing address (including zip code) and day and evening phone numbers (with area code)
• Social Security Number
• Date of Birth
• Country of citizenship (this Federal job requires U.S. citizenship).
• Highest Federal civilian grade held (if applicable).
• Use of any Government agency envelopes to file job application is a violation of Federal laws and regulations. Applications submitted in Government envelopes or via Government FAX machines will not be accepted.
Contact the Regional Office to request an application package. Completed application packages must be submitted to: U.S. Census Bureau, Chicago Regional Office, 1111 W. 22nd Street, Suite 400, Oak Brook, IL 60523. For more information on this vacancy, call Recruiting at 1-800-865-6384 ext 15.
Requirements: Must complete an assessment and a mock and structured job interview. Must have access to an analog telephone line. Must have six months of general experience and/or education. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Must be at least 18 years old. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must have an insured and working automobile. Must pass a security background check.